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1933 Benita 2016

Benita Bushnell

October 19, 1933 — April 16, 2016

Benita A. Bushnell

1933 ~ 2016

Our beloved mother Benita A Bushnell passed away of natural causes on Saturday, April 16, 2016.  Benita was born in Waverly Ohio on October 19, 1933 to Grace Marie Breitenbach and Carlton Samual Schwartz. She was a great mother, sister, and daughter. A faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints.  She served in many callings and loved the gospel. Our mother never met a stranger. She was kind, loving and a great support to her family. We will miss her greatly. She is survived by 4 daughters, Carla, Audrey, Debra Butler, & Whitney (Darin) Robison. Her 4 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren were the light of her life.  She has 3 sisters, Darlene (Burton) Bowling, Carolyn (Sonny) Rankin, Linda (Max) Hamman; and 2 brothers, C. Samual (Cindy) Schwartz and Buddy (Sharon) Ake, with many loved nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by husbands, C. Ralph Butler (her daughter’s father) and George Bushnell; and her parents. Many thanks to all the staff at Rocky Mountain Care Hunter Hollow Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Community and the Hospice Division. They took really good care of our mom for over 2 yrs.

Graveside services will be held 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at Pleasant Green Cemetery, 9200 W. 3500 S. A viewing will be held Wednesday 10 a.m. to 12 noon at Peel Funeral Home, 8525 W. 2700 S. Online condolences:

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Wednesday, April 20, 2016

10:00am - 12:00 pm (Mountain time)

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Graveside Service

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

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Pleasant Green Cemetery


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